Dr. Prathna T.C. is a Manager with the Urban Water Resilience team at World Resources Institute India. Here she leads projects and research that will solve critical urban water challenges in India, such as citywide inclusive and resilient access to WASH service provisioning, water sensitive urban design, onsite implementation of Nature-based Solutions, and outreach and engagement activities.

Prathna holds over nine years of experience working on water related projects through her earlier assignments with the government of NCT of Delhi; UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, The Netherlands; and Wetlands International South Asia. She has technical competence and experience in fabrication of Point on Use drinking water treatment systems, design of decentralized wastewater treatment systems and reuse using Nature-based Solutions such as constructed wetlands, revival of water bodies, rejuvenation of River Yamuna and its floodplains, and revival of natural wetlands.

Prathna holds a PhD in Nanobiotechnology. She has completed three Post-Doctoral Fellowships each from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru; the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mohali and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, The Netherlands. Additionally, she was also the recipient of the Experienced Water PostDoc fellowship from UNESCO-IHE. Prathna has more than thirty publications in peer reviewed international journals with over 2,000 citations.